Earn your MBA from Marylhurst
Move your career forward with an MBA focused on you: your time, your values, your goals. The Marylhurst MBA prepares you to lead and succeed in the rapidly changing world of business. Whether you want to move up within your career, change careers or simply gain more business acumen, our distinct MBA program can help you achieve your professional goals.
Now accepting admissions applications and inquiries for 2016. The next start date is spring term. Classes start March 28.
Online, evenings or weekends
Marylhurst serves career-focused professionals, so we hold classes that fit into your schedule. Our MBA program is available online and in an accelerated format, as well as in the evenings or on Saturdays.
No GMAT required for admissions.
Our traditional MBA program combines theory with practice incorporating case studies, group projects, simulations and readings that bring business concepts to life.
In our MBA program, you will:
- Demonstrate an understanding of key business topics, including accounting, finance, law, organizational behavior, marketing, statistics and strategy
- Analyze domestic and international business environments
- Apply ethical framework to executive decision-making and organizational leadership
- Perfect and use research, analytical, quantitative, writing, presentation and collaboration skills
- Learn to recognize and act on emerging business concepts, information technology and management trends
As working professionals, our faculty members understand the needs of our dedicated students. They have proven backgrounds in business and management practice, with advanced degrees from leading academic institutions. They act as learning facilitators and content experts.
MBA curriculum overview
The Marylhurst MBA includes foundational courses as well as major-specific areas. All students complete a capstone project to earn their MBA.
- Core courses
Topics include organizational behavior, managerial economics and financial methods
- Major courses
This is where you dive deeper into key business subjects such as business law, statistics, strategic planning, project management and marketing.
- Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution with minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA
- No GMAT required
Applications for admission are accepted year-round, and students can start any term. To ensure a smooth start, applicants are advised to submit their application no later than two weeks prior to the start of the term. Connect with our Office of Admissions if you are ready to start the application process.
Specialized Online MBA programs
In addition to offering our traditional MBA program, Marylhurst offers graduate business programs focused on specific industries. Each of these master’s programs is delivered online in an accelerated, five-week course format.
MBA in Health Care Management
An accelerated online program that integrates health care principles and issues into each course. Students are prepared for rewarding management careers in the health care industry by developing practical, relevant and transferable skills.
MBA in Real Estate
This accelerated online program is designed for real estate professionals who want to enhance their existing skills. Students can focus their studies on real estate development, real estate finance and management.
MBA in Sustainable Business
This online program incorporates sustainability principles into every course. Students can focus their program in food systems management, green development or renewable energy.
The Marylhurst advantage
Regionally accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU).
Marylhurst's beautiful campus is conveniently located just 10 minutes south of Portland (and we even have free parking).
Small class sizes with experienced, world-class faculty who provide individual attention to students.
Marylhurst University is a small, private, nonprofit liberal arts and business school in Oregon. We have been serving the Northwest for more than 122 years with exceptional education programs.
> 20+ bachelor's degree programs
> 12 master's programs
> 300+ courses
> 1200+ students
Now it's your turn. Start your path toward career advancement and personal enrichment through a university that truly believes in empowering the individual. Request information and let's start the conversation!